Inequality in Opportunity: Criminal Justice & Employment
Date: August 5, 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
A group of Southwest Louisiana's business professionals and leaders will discuss the issues facing African-Americans regarding education, entrepreneurship, criminal justice, and employment.
These discussions are in conjunction with the U.S. Chamber’s Equality in Opportunity Initiative which is working to bridge opportunity gaps so that Black Americans and people of color have greater opportunities to succeed.
Session one: Criminal Justice (10 a.m.)
Moderated by Alliance/Chamber SWLA Vice President of Policy and Strategic Development Eric Cormier
- Louisiana State Representative Wilford Carter
- Todd Clemons, Attorney
Session two: Employment (10:30 a.m.)
Moderated by Alliance/Chamber SWLA Business Development and Inclusion member Thomas Clemons (owner of PrideStaff).
- Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Workforce Investment Board Director Stephanie Seemion
- SOWELA Technical Community College Dean for the School of Transportation and Applied Technology Dr. William Mayo
- McNeese State University Career Counselor and Coordinator Paul Rainey